Missoula, MT, USA
Matthew Hamon is a portrait photographer who lives in rural Montana. His photography exists conceptually and aesthetically in the spaces between photojournalism and staged editorial imagery. Matt hails from a small, remote town in Northern California. A sense of place informed by wandering the woods as a child inspires his enquiry. Self-described as "post-rural," Matt currently lives in Potomac, Montana near the Blackfoot River and teaches in the School of Art at the University of Montana in Missoula. Matt is a featured artist in Scott Ligon's forthcoming book from Watson-Guptil/Random House, "Digital Art Revolution." Matt's work has been featured on CNN, Outside Magazine, LifeFramer, 1 Million Photographers (1MP), 6Mois.fr, and Month of Photography, Los Angeles (MOPLA). Matt is the 2016 winner of the Diaframmi Chiusi Photography Prize.